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Black Eyed Susan Book Report: Closed for the Season

  • Exposition 1: Background

    Exposition 1: Background
    Logan Forbes moved to a Virginia town from Richmond trying to get a fresh start and a new life. His neighbor is Arthur Jenkins.
  • Period: to

    Closed for the Season Time Period

  • Exposition 2: Setting

    Exposition 2: Setting
    This story takes place in a Virginia town (name not stated). More specifically, Logan's house, Arthur's house, the DiSilvio's house, Silas' house, the highway, magic forest, the cemetery, and the library.
  • Exposition 3: Characters

    Exposition 3: Characters
    Character 1: Arthur Jenkins- brave (faces Silas while he has a gun), inconsiderate (walks into Logan's house whenever and eats whatever)
  • Exposition 3: Characters

    Exposition 3: Characters
    Character 2: Logan Forbes- passive (just follows along with what Arthur wants to do), kind (does not let his temper out on anyone)
  • Exposition 3: Characters

    Exposition 3: Characters
    Character 3: Silas- mean (punched his own son in the face), evil (helping Mr. DiSilvio in the heist for money)
  • Exposition 3: Characters

    Exposition 3: Characters
    Character 4: Mr. DiSilvio- sly (covered up his tracks while killing Myrtle Donaldson), evil ( the brain behind the WHOLE operation)
  • Exposition 3: Characters

    Exposition 3: Characters
    Character 5: Nina- trickster (got the boys to stay out of her way so she could do her job as a cop)
  • Exposition 3: Characters

    Exposition 3: Characters
    Character 6: Danny snotty ( in the beginning, he thought he was so cool with his buddies), brave (attacked his father because he was hitting his mother)
  • Exposition 3: Characters

    Exposition 3: Characters
    Character 7: Violet- shy (took abuse from Silas without talking), reserved ( wants to help and do somrthing but is afraid)
  • Rising Action: Conflict

    Rising Action: Conflict
    Logan and Arthur have to find out who killed Myrtle Donaldson, find the tresure before the murderer, and all while Silas and Mr. DiSilvio are keeping an eye on them.
  • Rising Action

    Rising Action
    Logan find out that Myrtle Donaldson was killed in the same house that he lives in and he's freaked out.
  • Rising Action

    Rising Action
    Arthur takes Logan to see the sites of the Virginia town; including the abandoned Magic Forest.
  • Rising Action

    Rising Action
    Logan is riding bikes with Arthur and Danny and Arthur get into a little tussel. A older boy named Johnny saves Arthur.
  • Rising Action

    Rising Action
    Logan and his dad are dragged along by mom to the DiSilvio's for a party. Logan automatically finds Mr. DiSilvio suspicious.
  • Rising Action

    Rising Action
    Arthur and Logan want to look for the money so they need maps. They go to the library and steal the maps on the Magic Forest
  • Rising Action

    Rising Action
    Logan's mom is informed about the mishap at the library and she keeps Logan and Arthur seperated.
  • Rising Action 1

    Rising Action 1
    Logan and Arthur meet with Violet secretly to discuss where the money is in the Magic Forest.
  • Climax/ Turning Point

    Climax/ Turning Point
    After Violet thinks she knows where the money is, Logan, Athur, and Danny to get the money before the bad guys
  • Falling Action 1

    Falling Action 1
    The group almost get lost in the Magic Forest but Darren brings a map and guides the group
  • Falling Action 2

    Falling Action 2
    Logan, Arthur, and Danny arrive at their destination: The Witch's Hut.
  • Falling Action 3

    Falling Action 3
    Right when the group gets the money, Silas arrives with Mr. DiSilvio. They used Violet to get to the hut and they have a gun
  • Falling Action 4

    Falling Action 4
    Silas starts beating his wife, Violet so she spills the beans on where the money is.
  • Falling Action 4

    Falling Action 4
    Danny charges out and pounces on his dad, Silas. With this distraction, Logan and Arthur run. Mr. Di Silvio runs after them with a gun
  • Resolution 5

    Resolution 5
    Nina comes armed telling Mr. DiSilvio to put the gun down. He follows and he is arrested. Silas runs away.
  • Resolution

    Resolution
    The rest of the police force come and arrest ilas. No one is hurt
  • Resolution

    Resolution
    A newspaper comes out on the childrens heroic act and they become "famous"
  • Resolution

    Resolution
    Arthur and Logan start school off with people liking them and wanting to know the details